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Community Conversation: Curtis Gagnon discusses American Indian Treaty Rights, traditions and spiritual values

Back in 1984, Grand Portage Band Member Curtis Gagnon shot a moose at the right time and in the wrong place.


Polymet EIS cover sheet

EIS approval far from Polymet's end goal

A proposed mining project near Hoyt Lakes took a big step forward last week when an Environmental Impact Statement was approved by the DNR.


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Nature Conservancy aims to purchase Lake Superior shoreline near U.S.border

The Nature Conservancy of Canada aims to purchase property along Lake Superior near the U.S. border. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs reports on this story. 


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for March 5

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. This was caucus week and there were big turnouts.


PolyMet processing site - former LTV Steel plant near Hoyt Lakes

DNR finds Polymet project review 'adequate'

DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr announced Thursday, March 3, that the Environmental Impact Statement for Polymet Mining's Northmet Project meets state standards.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

March turns warm with snow and maybe rain

March is warming up. This weekend will have highs in the 40’s, a little snow and maybe even rain as we get into the week.


New sign marks the expansion of North House Folk School

North House expands campus with building purchase

The North House Folk School in Grand Marais expanded its campus this week and moved a portion of the school across Highway 61. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs brings us this story. 
 


Author and voiceover professional Bill Ratner

Bill Ratner, author of "Parenting for the Digital Age," to speak in Grand Marais Tuesday, March 8

If you’ve ever wondered about the effect of technology and digital media on children, there will be a presentation on the topic by author and voiceover professional Bill Ratner at the Arrowh


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Party faithful make caucus choices

Yesterday was caucus day in Minnesota. Democrats and Republicans met to propose resolutions for their conventions, select delegates and hold preferential presidential polls.


Photo by Adam Johnson

CopperDog sled race in Michigan featured North Shore mushers

The CopperDog Sled Race took place in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula during the last weekend in February.